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Frederick D. Ogden (1892 – 1948)

Posted by Suzay Lamb on April 7, 2010


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48 Responses to “Frederick D. Ogden (1892 – 1948)”

  1. Jennifer said

    I am very interested in this painting that I have found in my friends basement. It is a painting by Frederick Ogden, and I cannot seem to find it anywhere. I have searched all over the internet for it, but cannot find it. I was wondering if anyone could help me.

  2. DAVE said

    JENNIFER

    I FOUND FREDERICK D OGDEN IN A SIMILAR MANNER. I BOUGHT SEVERAL OLD LITHOGRAPHS AT AN AUCTION. THE FRAMES WERE IN BAD SHAPE BUT THANKFULLY THE PRINT OF OGDEN’S “WINTER MOONLIGHT” IS NEARLY PERFECT.

    MY PRINT IS 16″ X 20″. THE FIRST THING I HAVE DONE WITH MY PRINT IS TO REMOVE IT FROM THE OLD FRAME AND CARDBOARD BACKING. I HAVE PURCHASED AN ACID-FREE FOAM BOARD FOR THE RESTORATION.

    OGDEN WAS ONE OF FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN PAINTERS TO BE WELL-KNOWN IN LANDSCAPES. TO ME HIS WORK REPRESENTS BEAUTY AND SIMPLICITY IN A ROMANTIC ERA OF THE WEST. PRINTS IN GOOD CONDITION SHOULD SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE IN VALUE. THEY ALSO SHOULD BE OF INTEREST TO LOCAL LIBRARIES AND ART CENTERS. I MAY PLACE MINE ON LOAN FOR SIX MONTHS OR SO.

    I AM OFFERING MY PRINT FOR SALE IN MY SHOP AT THE PRICE OF $95.

    PLEASE SEND ME THE LITHO PRINT NUMBER–USUALLY FOUND IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT OR LEFT CORNER. MOST LIKELY YOUR PRINT IS FROM “C. MOSS”.

    DAVE

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  4. Charles Higgins said

    I’m in possesionof an Ogden painting depicting horse pulling a wagon across a stream with a horseback rider leading the way. In the background are what appear to be foothills. Would anyone have information regarding this print which is stamped 553 on the back lining. It is signed in loweer left corner by the artist.

  5. Jim said

    I have what appears to be an original Ogden entitled MOuntain Pool and Heavy Snow.26×32
    Signed on the bottom left corner
    The title and artist name are noted on the back of the canvas in what appears to be pencil
    I am trying to figure out how to authenticate it and find its value

  6. Robin said

    Hi I have a ogden print its a stream with mountians in the back, it also has birds in the sky. His signature is in the left bottem of print. its in its origenal frame.I would like to know more about it also what the value may be.

  7. CarolAnn said

    I have recently found a Ogden Lithograph. It is in the original frame and seems to be in very good condition. The number in the corner is 6885. I am wondering what the name of the picture is. Any idea of it’s value?

  8. CarolAnn said

    Will a local frame shop or craft/frame store carry this?

  9. Glenda B. said

    Robin, I saw your post about your Ogden painting. I have one similar to your description, if not the same one. I was wondering if you had any responses about the value of it. Thanks, Glenda B.

  10. Robin Fike said

    Hi Glenda, No Im sorry I havent Found out anything as of yet, My husband and I are going to the Antiques Roadshow Aug 6th and we are going to take it (the picture) with us, so then maybe I will know more. Im also wanting to find out more about Mr Ogden. I will get back with you as soon as I return.

  11. karen godsey said

    hello, i too have an oil painting done by Frederick D. Ogden, entitled ” Winter Moonlight ” the painting appears to be in fairly great condition, the painting is framed in gold, i am very curious to know how i can distinguish an original from a replica, also, is there a fairly high value on this artists work?

    thank you, karen,

  12. karen godsey said

    Hi Dave, do you have the original “Winter Moonlight”? also, would it be possible for you or someone you might be in contact with to give me just a touch of info on this artist? i would like to know if his work is/was considered at high value? i too have a “Winter Moonlight” oil painting by Frederick D. Ogden, thank you Dave for your valuable time.

    sincerely, karen

  13. I have a painting by Frederick Ogden it might be what you are looking for my number is 678-328-0008

  14. Glenda, I have a print in my basement , and I believe the name on it is Frederick D. Ogden, It is a stream with trees in background , with three deer on the banks., Have had this for many years, was given to my husband by a friend.
    Am wondering if this is an original or print, have not taken it out of the frame, but am going to , check to see if there is a number or any other info.

  15. Robert Castelli said

    I have recently been given a Federick D. Ogden framed print that hung in my grandparents living room for years. It is a sea scene with two naval ships transiting. Any info or value on this?

  16. Robert Castelli said

    Upon closer inspection, it appears this is a commercial reproduction print with no data on it and that someone has glued, two newspaper cut outs of perfectly scaled in size Naval ships, onto the print! I dont suppose this technique was used by Ogden on his prints… and this may be the work of my one Grandfather who was a WW II Navy veteran. This was Granpa’s MO and the “repairs” (screws and wire) to the frame strengthen my assumptions. Strangely though, the print was passed to me by my other Grandfather, the WW II Army veteran. Both Grandfathers were friends for many years and only lived a few blocks from each other…very plausible to think one passed it to the other. I miss them both, the greatest generation.

  17. Robert Castelli said

    Oh…and the value – Priceless!

  18. carol perkins said

    I have an Odgan framed picture. It is of a scene with snow topped mountains with rushing water down a small falls into a lower green area where four deer are grazing on very green follage. The picture has the name Bow River Falls stamped on the back . I assume that is the name of the place that inspired the painting. I knew the lady that owned the picture. I am very sure she was the only owner. She passed away some twenty years ago but before I give it to her grandaughter I was hopeing to have more information to share..

  19. Virginia
    I think I have the same painting. It is of a stream, waterfall on the right. 3 deer are on the bank and it has mountains and clouds. It is signed and in the right hand corner it says: G.P. 6338 Litho in U.S.A. (L)? Co. I was wondering if you had any response to your post?

    Thanks
    Chris

  20. catrina.boyd@yahoo.com said

    I have an old FREDERICK D. OGDAN framed picture, with the scene being mountains, something that looks like deers, birds, and greenery all around but have no clue on it. My grandmother was 88years old when she passed so the painting has to be in the time of her mother 1900. catrina.boyd@yahoo.com for any comments ON F.D.OGDAN . THANKS

  21. molly Gunderson said

    I have an lithograph in USA, GP 3525 written in the left hand corner. Frederick D. Ogden is the signature below. This picture is of a wide expanse of water–sea or ocean?–with the sun breaking through the clouds shining on the water. There is a coastline of boulders and flowers on right side and bottom. Can you give me any information on this particular lithograph? It is framed. Thanks very much.

  22. dee bates said

    Chris, i have the same picture as you but i dont have any numbers by his name it is not a litho, it is a print i do believe. do you have any clue to the value or any info of what the name of the painting is/ thank you. dee

  23. carmen silva said

    hola tengo un cuadro de Ogdan que deduzco es una litografia,r es un arroyo con una cascada montañas y en una parte verde ciervos.Debe tener mas de 80 años.quisiera sabercunto valdria y donde la puedo ofrecer desde ya muchas gracias Carmen de URUGUAY

  24. jennifer fravel said

    robin fike

    did you go to the antiques roadshow? and did you find out if your painting has a value?
    and does his prints have a value? gp3527 litho

  25. jennifer fravel said

    i have the same print with gp 3527. do you know the date it was printed and the value? the frame on mine is a very old frame good condition with craved flowers frame is very wide. very nice frame love it

  26. jennifer fravel said

    did you ever find out the value of your picture?

  27. randy said

    we have a snow scene with marking gp 2807. any comments

  28. Jessica said

    I have a picturee I picked up at a thirft shop and my mother inlaw told me she thinks it was a great find the picture is Moutain view and I think it is breath taking the G.P is 6337 and is Litho U.S.A co. I am looking for more info on this item.

  29. Joan Belardo said

    Do you know the value of this print Bow river falls is the name
    Rmuffinsmom@verizon.net

  30. Derrell Wilson said

    Hi Carol,
    I have an Ogdan and it has a sticker on it that says 2818 Bow River Falls on it but its typed in I assume by a typewriter as it looks old. It’s on a sticker from the Georgia Art Supply Co., in Atlanta, GA. So I think that is the address but I can find either when I Google them. I think mine is an oil painting that I picked up at a yard sale recently. It has $149.50 penciled in on the back which I think would be the selling price at the time. So I thnk it might be valuable. If you’ve learned any more about your painting please let me know. Thanks, Derrell

  31. Rose Horner said

    My daughter got a painting of Fredrick D. Ogden but I couldn’t find it on line. It has a water falls coming over into a lake I guess. On the back it has c-146- 12-4 lots under glass. If any one has any info please email me at; rdnhrnr311@gmail.com thank you

  32. Ken said

    Hello, I also have a print similar, it measures 20×27. did you ever disecover a value for the ‘bow river falls’ print?

  33. Carol Perkins said

    No, I”m sorry to say I did not. The picture had belonged to my granddaughter’s fraternal grandmother so when she recently bought a home it went to her. I have ask her to keep contact with American Gallery and to continue looking for more infprmation about the picture and Mr. Ogdon. I will certainly put any new info on the wed site should it come to me. Thank you so much, Carol Perkins cnpmunford@live.com Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 22:37:57 +0000 To: cnpmunford@live.com

  34. Vicki Smith said

    I have a Fredrick Ogden picture of snow covered mountains in the background with deer around water and obviously fall in the foreground marked Lithograph GP 6336. It came in a frame I inherited and wondered if it has any value at all.

  35. I have an original Ogden print really old frame. The price was written in pencil on the back for 1,900 it was purchased at least 40 years ago .trying to see what the value may be.jessica

  36. Russ Ogden said

    I have not heard of Frederick D. Ogden before, but I like his paintings. I would appreciate having one. He does excellent work.
    Russ Ogden

  37. Gary said

    I have a 16×30 print of Frederick D. Ogden (winter moonlight). On the bottom right it is stamped (copr. A. Fox 1957. On the left bottom is 2759 stamped. I would appreciate any information.

  38. Chuck ,,Mar 2 2013 I have a litho By Frederick D Ogden. It is a winter landscape, with a log cabin, and 2 intersecting rivers, in the background are snow covered mountains. I have reserched the print as I found this print in a house 100 years old in OK. With it came information about Ogden UT, and the first permante house in UT. Some things are very different about this litho. First of all the signature is on the right, as is the litho stamp. I have had this litho 12 years, and it is in the original frame. The frame is in need of restoration. The litho in in good shape, but could use some repair. I have just in the last few minutes taken it out of the frame, In the left bottom is the number 2315. The history is that the Cabin was built on the Weber river intersectiong the Ogden river. In the reserch, I have seen several small waterfalls, and other pictures of design that has been mention in the comments on this site. I am convinced that F. D. Ogden was in this area, just north of Salt Lake City, and Layton UT. Oh yes the Morman ranch/church was founded on the property of the builder of the Cabin, and incompassed the hole of Weber County. Ogden and several other towns are in this Property. I have no other information, as weeks of reserch went to this litho. Chuck Note I knew I Susan Lamb Where I live In FL. and she was Morman.

  39. Suzay Lamb said

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  40. Jim Tureson said

    I to am trying to find out some information on a print I found while cleaning my late Mother-in-laws house. It has Frederick D Ogden on the lower right corner. Below that is C. MOSS 1940, and below that is LITHO IN U.S.A. On the lower left corner is the number 2302. Beautiful mountains in the background reflecting on a lake, rocks in foreground and a cabin with smoke coming out the chimney. There is some (2) small scratches on the darkened sky, but a very nice scene. Anyone with information on this? Thanks for your help.

  41. Kristin said

    I have a Frederick D. Ogden oil painting that has been passed down to me…it says it is an original, but I cannot find any information on it. On the front of the frame is a placard that says “Pennsylvania Hills” and on the back it says “Harvest Time”. It was purchased from a gallery in Cleveland, OH. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?

  42. Carol Thompson said

    We have a Frederick D.Ogden 8×10, maybe a print of a scene in a mountainous area, a cabin in sight with a 4-dog team and a parka- dressed sled handler navigating a trail to the distant cabin..my father 1911 worked in Alaska as a young man so I am guessing he bought the “print” at that time. .any comments

  43. Dianne Darga said

    Did you ever get a quote on the GP 3525? I have the same one and was wondering if there’s any value to it?

  44. kyle said

    I got a painting by him aswell a nice one call 1 306 380 6062

  45. Donna said

    Hello I have a signed print of one of his in the woods with a cabin in it with lake and mountains behind. If you are still interested my email is donnasunshine@tampabay.rr.com.

  46. Karla said

    We have a Fredrick Ogden litho of a stream with a cabin, row boat and three men amongst a wooded scene with mountains in the background. In the very left hand corner it says CORP. C. MOSS 1946 litho in USA . What can you tell us about this?

  47. Chris Baker said

    I think i have the same one.Waterfalls to the right,deer on the left side on a bank, mountains and a really high tree to the left. Chris from Brithish Columbia

  48. Rick Becker said

    Hi I also just found the same Ogden and was wondering did you find the value.

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